Personal engagement

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This criterion assesses the extent to which the student engages with the investigation and makes it their own. Personal engagement may be recognized in different attributes and skills; these could include addressing personal interest or showing evidence of  independent thinking, creativity, or initiative in the designing, implementation or presentation of the investigation.

​For the personal engagement, criterion, students must provide clear evidence that they have contributed significant thinking, initiative, or insight to the investigation.  Personal significance, interest, and curiosity are awarded.  Unlike other criteria, in personal engagement there just has to be a point of evidence against an aspect, it does not have to comprehensively meet all mark points.

Independent Thinking:

Personal Significance: